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to be attorney general. john adams: the best attorney general the powerful and well-connected can buy. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad. >> now, abc 7 news at noon -- on your side. >> one brother -- you mess with one, you mess with us all. nobody is divided in this. we was in unity. we wanted to stand for somebody. i'm telling you right now, the man is not welcome here in washington, d.c. adrianna: an emotional reaction from redskins star josh norman
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layers, coaches, and team owners stood together as one after president trump criticized those who chose to take a knee during the national anthem. here is janai norman. president trump mixing politics and sports, taking on the nfl and the first amendment. president trump: wouldn't you love to see one of these nfl owners, when somebody disrespects our flag, to say p] offhat son of a [bee the field right now"? a comment calling the statements depressed -- divisive. and patriots owner robert kraft, who reportedly donated $1 million to the president's inaugural, writing he is deeply disappointed. solidarity shows of across the league sunday. about 200 players decided to stand, neil, or raise their fist during the national anthem. in nashville, the titans
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seahawks refusing to leave their locker rooms as the national anthem blared over a near-empty field. president trump: this has nothing to do with race or anything else. this has to do with respect for our country and our flag. the point of colin kaepernick taking a knee last season was based on racial injustice. >> the reason why he knelt was police brutality, excessive force, the oppression of different people of color. janai: hall of fame quarterback terry bradshaw disagrees with the protests, but stands behind the right to do it. kerry: i am not sure if our president understands those rights. trump uninvited the golden state warriors from visiting the white house after star player steph curry said he did not want to go. wentashtag " take a knee -- "take a knee" went viral. partnna: the redskins were of the protest. quarterback josh norman did not hold back his feelings for the president's comments. take a listen. josh: i
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this country, he has to stand for something. you have to. when a man calls you out like -- you are supposed be the president of america. supposed to be. calls you out like that as a group, and there is nothing's going on in this world -- that -- i am all cool and give people the benefit of the doubt. but we come in that angle directly at you, one brother, you mess with one, you mess with us all. nobody is divided in this. we was in unity. we wanted to stand for something. standing right now. the man is not welcome and washington, d.c. he is not. i hope you won't be around where i see him. he is not welcome. i will say that to his face. he is not welcome here. adrianna: stick with us as we follow the developing story out of the nfl as players, owners, and officials around the league react. get up to the second
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with us online at dubya jail a.com, and on twitter and facebook. , andline at wjla.com twitter and facebook. we could be in for a cool down sooner than expected. here is meteorologist josh knight with a look at your forecast. josh: temperatures going to top out close to 90 degrees. already 80 64 d c, 85 in manassas, 86 in frederick. we are going to keep going up. we already have extra humidity making you feel a little warmer as well. sunshine across the entire area. you can see that from the national harbor. there is 80 64 reagan national. feeling more close to 90 already. as we go through the day, we will be hitting about 90 degrees by 3:00. as we get into the evening, temperatures fall back into the mid-80's. that is when things really get comfortable. this is our last day where sunset is around
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after this, the sunsetting before 7:00. although it might not feel like fall, the length of daylight is leading us to a more fall field. storm.ory 1 staying off the coast at this point. i want to put the latest cone in here. this does not include the outer banks, but it gets close enough. it will have dangerous rip currents, and wind gusts close to 60 mph. going to be issues further south of us. even into delmarva, dangerous rip currents along the way. even though we are not looking for landfall, there will be some impact around the beaches for maryland, virginia, and delaware. later into the weekend, the storm makes a quick right hand turn. along the way, tracking the chance for gusty weather at the beach. today, we are at the mid-80's to around 90 degrees. 86 on wednesday. thursday, starting to cool off.
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more on that in just a bit. new at noon, firefighters are still battling some hotspots following a four alarm fire. this is video from a few hours ago. flames shooting out of aware horse -- warehouse. it is believed to be white house and shapiro, a textile company. the blaze has been burning since 7:00. smoke can be see in for miles, but so far, no injuries reported. route 32 in clarksville is still closed after a deadly crash this morning. howard county police have the road blocked between route 108 and lyndon church road, as they investigate. a car crossed the centerline and hit a traffic -- tractor-trailer driving in the opposite direction. the big rig -- driver was not injured. republican senators are in a race against the clock to keep
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alive. one of the main issues is, there is no guarantee that it will cover people with pre-existing conditions. gop leaders are still tweaking the measure, hoping last-minute changes will help keep it alive, but at this point it appears an uphill battle. bill is thesidy latest effort to repeal and replace obamacare in an effort another $14live billion has been added for states to spend on coverage. no votesoint, the include rand paul and john mccain. senator ted cruz says he cannot support the measure in its current form. senator susan collins of maine says she is leaning toward a no vote. because no democrats are expected to vote for the bill, republicans need 50 of their 52 theers to vote for it. president saying yesterday afternoon that eventually the republican party will win, whether it is now or later.
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could come at some point this week. in southwest washington, suzanne kennedy. adrianna: right now, patients and consumers from across the country are here in the district to have their voices heard. this is part of an effort to get senators to reject the graham-cassidy health bill. the hughes is live for protect the patient's event. : those patients coming all the way from alaska, and representatives from the american cancer society and american heart association here in the sea, urging senators to vote no on the latest effort to repeal and replace therefore will care act. the rally wrapped up inside the office building. pennsylvania senator bob casey and most patient groups expressing strong opposition to the grand-cassidy legislation. the group say they oppose many key provisions, including giving
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allowing insurers to charge people more based on health status. i spoke with a man who flew from alaska last night. he is a three-time cancer survivor. i also spoke with a woman from baltimore who was diagnosed with stage four: cancer and only age 26. they say if this bill goes through, they will not be able to afford treatment. aca and thehe protections that were given for lifetime caps, the ban on lifetime caps -- i would have blown by that a long time ago and would not have access and not be able to afford the care i am getting. >> there are so many people in this country that have pre-existing conditions. if you don't have one, keep on living. you will get one. when you do, you will want to know that the policies you have actual access to will cover you, and you will want to know that you and your family can rely on that.
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ryan: both steve and julian said this needs to be a partisan effort. the press conference wrapped up that we are told more protests are planned later this afternoon isund 2:00, when the hearing scheduled, to introduce the latest provision of the bill. adrianna: a judge has sentenced former cognition anthony weiner to prison for sexing with a minor. this is centered on lewd conduct 15 years ago. he would be subject to three years of supervised release. talk about a wild ride. major trouble this guy got into for heading onto a subway train. plus, tragedy in a place of prayer. the details following a deadly church shooting in tennessee.
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with carlos ramirez. good afternoon. taking a look at traffic, the bottom of the beltway, looking at this camera, looks like the inner loop dealing with some construction. on the right, you can see some cones. the right lane is -- as you move forward, here is 295 and kenilworth. those break legs will take you to the 11th street bridge. elsewhere, a similar story on the southbound side of 270, near clarksburg. most of that point, between urbanna and 109, we are dealing with construction blocking the left lane. we have been dealing with this the last weekend half. toward new york avenue -- a lot of congestion as you approach the tunnel. just the usual question for your afternoon rush.
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the american legion bridge, up to
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adrianna: must-see video out of australia, a man clinging to the back of a moving train. he took a ride on the train before flirting with death. up with thet trained surfer and hospitalized him for a mental health evaluation. he will likely face trespassing charges. launched a civil rights investigation into a church shooting in tennessee. one person was killed. eight others were injured, including the suspect. police say the outcome could have been worse if it was not for the courageous actions of an usher.
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do it, samson? elizabeth: funny five-year-old samson said -- the 25-year-old said nothing as he was led to jail and charged with murder. according to police, sampson arrived at the church of christ near nashville just as the service had ended, shooting and killing one woman in the parking lot, then making his way into the church, and again opening fire. >> he can write to the middle am ame right to the middle and shot. elizabeth: she tried to help the pastor, one of the people hurt. >> she pretended to be dead. elizabeth: police say the quick action from church rusher robert engle saved lives. the shooter. during the struggle, the shooter was shot.
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him. i am proud of him. elizabeth: as for the suspect, samson is a legal resident who ined to the u.s. from sudan 1996. police recovered another pistol and a shotgun from the suspect's vehicle. members say the suspect went to the church about a year ago, but why he did this remains under investigation. the usher was released from the hospital last night. he said he is no hero. abc news, new york. in puerto rico, evacuations are underway as a massive dam is in danger of collapsing. it was cracked and we can from heavy rain from hurricane maria. officials warned it could fail at any moment here at 70,000 people live in the valley below. comes as conditions across puerto rico are described as unbearable. millions are still cut off without water, you will, or power, and authorities say
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is back on. tourism is slowly returning to the florida keys after hurricane irma. the first cruise ship docked at key west sunday, weighing hundreds of visitors back to the resort town. key west and key largo escaped major damage. in addition, key west international airport has also we open for commercial service. ago, maryland task force one arrived in puerto rico to relieve teams on the island. locally, some groups may have trouble breathing outside. josh: not typically thinking of code orange days as we get into fall, but with the heat sticking around, that is what we have. the code orange air-quality alert is for the d.c. metro and the baltimore metro areas. especially for the youngsters, but also the elderly and anyone with heart and lung
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that is the group that needs to be mindful this is going on today, especially as we get into the late afternoon and early evening, as things are around their hottest. avoid doing anything strenuous outside later today. otherwise, we have a typical summer feel out there. around 1:00 as you get out the door this afternoon. .round 90 by 3:00 mild but turning hotter as we go throughout the day. some cloud cover pushing into the southern shenandoah valley. we are going to hang on to the summer days. hurricane maria still a category 1 storm. that is moving north. i want to track it using the futurecast. you can see where the rain makes it too. it is a slim chance for a shower. and into tuesday for the outer banks, maybe even rain toward virginia beach. , it will be more extra cloud ve
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storm is never making landfall, but bringing gusty books -- bringing gusty winds to the beach. rick currents as you get closer to long island. extend outsidell of the storm. late wednesday, we finally see some of the weather clear up as we get into thursday and friday. 85 near andrews. very summerlike, especially when you consider average high for this time of year is in the mid-70's. we do not cool off too much around the metro area, temperatures around 70 degrees. we are down and the low 60's as you get over toward the shenandoah valley. 83 for your pride. not quite as hot -- 83 for your high. temperatures a little bit more in check. by the weekend, it does start to feel more like
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below average by about five degrees. friday is probably feeling really nice. that is when your back into the low 70's. 80's as you go through the next few. there is another chance for our stray shower. by friday, things start to cool off very great weather showing up, a high around 70 as we work into the weekend for the fairfax fall kids fest. those temperatures expected to stay in the 70's as w
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adrianna: 12:22 is your time.
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appeared at the invictus game in toronto, not quite side-by-side, but close enough to spark speculation. morning, prince harry and girlfriend meghan markle are triggering new engagement speculation after their first public appearance together -- sort of. of the ceremonies invictus game kicked off in toronto, with the prince making an emotional speech. harry: this is about the dedication of the men and women who serve their country. his seat next to justin trudeau m melania trump on her first solo trip as first lady. someone sitting 18 seats over -- kerry's girlfriend, the actors making a surprise appearance. royal protocol dictates the couple cannot sit next to each other at official invents unless they are engaged or married, but the latest appearance is sparking new hope that engagement could be coming soon. make and also getting
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burgundy dress with a letter motorcycle jacket, drastically different from kate middleton's first appearance in 2008, here in a long cream coat. harry kept his focus on the 550 wounded warriors competing in the week long invictus games, reading the athletes, awarding the first medal recipients -- even making some adorable new friends. fanwhile that five-year-old is pretty cute, many are hoping next year it will be meghan markle sitting next to the prince. on thea: still ahead news at noon, a beautiful day, so how long will it stay this way?
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i'm a lawyer, and i have clients, and i am proud to do what i do on behalf of my clients. narrator: the clients john adams and his team are so proud to work for? banks accused of money laundering. big corporations accused of defrauding taxpayers. and mortgage lenders accused of unfairly foreclosing on homes. now he wants to be attorney general. john adams: the best attorney general the powerful and well-connected can buy. i'm mark herring, candidate for attorney general, and i sponsored this ad.
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adrianna: we were just talking about how the weather was perfect for the weekend, giving summer the last chance. josh: hopefully, your pool was still open. that was the saddest art, seeing some of the pools had closed. we hang onto the heat through today. going to feel more like 92. temperatureike tuesday, 86. in theough we are not 90's, it will feel like it. we are staying pretty quiet. as we head to the weekend, that is when fall gets here. cooler temperatures on the way, coming up in just a bit.
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>> you are watching abc 7 news at noon. adrianna: politics spilling over into the world of sports. protests of the national anthem put on full display during nfl sunday, as players and teams across the country protested the national anthem. some teams did not even hit the field for the anthem. how gonzalez with more on the teams stood together as one. john: it was a historic day for the nfl -- a lot of emotions. it was colin kaepernick with the san francisco 49ers last year who started this political movement, kneeling for the national anthem. --ear later, a sport divided a country divided. at fedex field the redskins had a pretty impressive win, or habs overshadowed with this political debate. layers kneeled during the anthem. it reached a boiling point

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